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DeForest O'Dell speech

Label
DeForest O'Dell speech, 1953/03/16
Title
DeForest O'Dell speech
Inclusive dates
1953/03/16
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains DeForest O'Dell's paper that he read before the Indianapolis Literary Club on March 16, 1953. The paper is titled, "Indianapolis Newspapers in 1853 and 1953," and it offers an in-depth discussion about Indiana's capitol city newspapers and how and why the publications differed over the century
Biographical or historical data
DeForest O'Dell was born on January 1, 1898 in Atlanta, Georgia to Thomas And Ella O'Dell. He married Caroline Godley (1905-1995) on June 18, 1927 and they had two daughters. He taught journalism at Butler University (1925-1932), worked for the Associated Press, and served as dean of the Drake School of Journalism at New York City (1933-1938). O'Dell was later on the faculty of Western Illinois State Teachers College (1938-1945), and returned to Butler in 1946 as head of the journalism department. During his early years, he was employed by all three Indianapolis newspapers. O'Dell was chairman of the Butler University Journalism Department at the time of his death on June 19, 1958.Sources:Ancestry.com. "DE Forest Odell." Web: Marion County, Indiana Marriage Index, 1925-2012. Accessed July 12, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "DE Forest O'Dell." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed July 12, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com."DeForest O'Dell of Butler Dies." The Indianapolis Star, June 20, 1958.FindaGrave.com. "Caroline Godley O'Dell." Find a Grave Index. Accessed July 12, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1898-1958
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O'Dell, DeForest
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Dell, DeForest
  • Journalism
  • Journalists
  • Indianapolis (Ind.)
Label
DeForest O'Dell speech
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2590
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/07/13 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/07/13 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20812440
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from DeForest O'Dell in 1953.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn958295207
  • (OCoLC)958295207
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
DeForest O'Dell speech
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2590
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/07/13 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/07/13 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20812440
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from DeForest O'Dell in 1953.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn958295207
  • (OCoLC)958295207
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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